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Counter culture: shopkeepers from around the world – in pictures

Vladimir Antaki has been documenting shopkeepers all over the world. His project was born from his desire to document and pay tribute to these ‘guardians of urban temples’ that we meet everyday without really noticing

Anri Sala’s best shot: a live horse on a plinth in Mexico

Naturally, I didn’t find the horse like this. I shot it in Mexico in 2002, having been invited to make a work in response to the late architect Luis Barragán’s house in Mexico City. Before I went along to see the house, I took a virtual tour – and was struck by a wooden sculpture of a horse, …

Timelapse Captures ‘Clouds Above Tokyo’ Through Storms and Sunshine

Clouds and the sky often play a major role in time-lapse productions, but YouTube user darwinfish105‘s latest creation puts them front, center, and …

Stonehenge researchers discover site is much larger than previously thought

Stonehenge stood at the heart of a sprawling landscape of chapels, burial mounds, massive pits and ritual shrines, according to an unprecedented survey of the ancient grounds.<p>Researchers uncovered 17 new chapels and hundreds of archaeological features around the neolithic standing stones on …

Avoiding Battery Shortages

For years, the world's automakers have suffered from shortages of the batteries needed to power their hybrid-electric vehicles, as well as electric vehicles. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011 interrupted Toyota Prius production just as the latest version was launching.

China's Baidu Is Working On A Self-Driving Car Concept That Sounds Less Terrifying Than Google's

Baidu, a Chinese search giant, revealed to The Next Web that it's working on its own concept that sounds like it will make a lot more sense than Google's version.<p>Baidu's car would be highly autonomous, instead of fully driverless. The idea is that it could operate by itself, but that the driver …

Autonomous Cars

LeMons Seattle Day 1: Ill-Advised Superchargers, Barbie’s Corvette, and a Landcrab

The 24 Hours of LeMons Traveling Circus has returned to The Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, Washington, for the fourth annual Pacific Northworst 24 Hours of LeMons. Due to scheduling issues with the venue, we had to do the car inspections starting at oh-dark-thirty on Saturday morning and then …

25 Amazing Ways to Use Epsom Salt

My grandma was a huge fan of Epsom salt—she used it for <i>everything</i>! People of her generation knew the many health benefits of Epsom salt and I’ve …

Inflammation

Go to bed tonight. On Time. (Or else.)

The sleep crisis and the science of slumber<p>The sleep doctors are coming and they want you to go to bed. On time. Tonight. Every night. Or else.<p>They …

The changing face of psychology

In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – that is, a staggering 97% of published papers were underpinned by statistically significant effects. Where, he …

Thalmic Labs armband a Canadian-made wearable device

Canadian startup Thalmic Labs made a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week with its MYO armband, the latest in the trend to …

Word Porn

12 Audacious and Creative Portrait Ideas

By definition, a Portrait <i>is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is</i> …

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Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

10 Things You Need to Know About Masking in Photoshop

Masking is one of the most important techniques or skills to learn in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 things you need to know about …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Literature

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

'Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark' Movie Will Make Your Childhood Nightmares Come To Life

All those late nights that children of the '80s and '90s spent curled up with a flashlight, reading "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark," will finally get a new life in the form of a movie. That's right, everyone's favorite childhood fright-fest is heading to the big screen.<p>Deadline.com reports that …

20 Breathtaking Images Of The Earth As Seen From Space

Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013 – The Citadel of Aleppo – medieval fortified palace<br>DigitalGlobe—Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Digital Globe, a provider of …

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

John Tlumacki. Boston, Mass., USA. April 15, 2013. The first Boston Marathon bomb exploded about two hours and forty m<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …

Mr. Skin’s Top 10 Nude Scenes of 2013, In Excruciating Pun Form

Being the sensitive intellectual I am, with a drawing room filled with framed degrees and pictures of dogs wearing turtlenecks, I would never dream of watching a work of art solely for the venal pleasure of spying some spry lass stripped of undergarments. But given that the female form is a …

Crane's eye view of Shanghai - in pictures

A crane worker on the construction site of the Shanghai Tower, one of the highest spots in the city, is a prize winner in the Shanghai City Photography Competition. Wei Gensheng's views over Shanghai have become increasingly impressive as the building has continued to climb

Amsterdam

The 10 best astronauts

From 1950s comics to a 2013 film, from Homer Simpson to James Bond's Holly Goodhead, space is a setting that sells<p>Who else should have made the list? Have your say in the comments and your contribution could be featured in our alternative readers' 10 best next week

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